verb (used with object), o·ver·used, o·ver·us·ing.
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I’m talking about the overuse of headers, tables, bullet and numbered lists, snackable paragraphs, and of course… structured data itself.
What’s more, their overuse has muddled people’s sense of what Bed Bath & Beyond’s goods cost and are worth.How Bed Bath & Beyond’s CEO tamed its trademark coupons—and turned the retailer around|Phil Wahba|November 10, 2020|Fortune
In addition to overuse of the trails, a record number of people who have been hurt or lost on the High Peaks have needed rescues this year.
Dissatisfied with the lack of what he considered a sufficient long-term contract offer and concerned about overuse, Bell sat out the entire 2018 season.After their foundation appeared shaken, the Steelers emerged as one of the NFL’s best|Adam Kilgore|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Human overuse and destruction of natural resources now threaten a cascading, quick collapse of global ecosystems.
While there are a couple of antibiotics that usually work, if they are overused they, too, may cease to be effective.Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis|Russell Saunders|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stars market themselves too aggressively for gay approval, and icon itself is an overused word.Streisand’s Gay Sex Problem, and the Death of the Gay Icon|Tim Teeman|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I probably overused it, but it was really helpful to do good demos with.Giorgio Moroder, Dance Music Legend, on Remixing Coldplay’s ‘Midnight’ and ‘Crazy’ Lana Del Rey|Douglas Wolk|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And while Mandela was richly deserving of his Nobel Prize and earned the overused appellation "great man," he wasn't a saint.Nelson Mandela Was Undeniably Great But He Doesn’t Need a Halo|Michael Moynihan|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Your Tactical Humorist has previously chronicled this tired and drastically overused bit.Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Go for Laughs on the Campaign Trail|Mark Katz|February 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And the overused "editorial we" has now passed entirely from the news article.News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
Also, he comes to know the full meaning of that overused and abused word—service.How To Write Special Feature Articles|Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
This word has been greatly overused; it is best restricted to ingenuity displayed in small matters.The Elements of Style|William Strunk
His voice was sensitive to liquids, but he overused the word "glorious."Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
The voice will keep, and it will be sweeter and fresher if it is not overused in childhood.Great Singers on the Art of Singing|James Francis Cooke